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Monday, August 10, 2020

Garlic & Rosemary Lamb Lollipop Chops

Lamb rib chops, often called lollipop chops when the bone is Frenched, are an oh-so-sweet appetizer that's simple to make and impressive to present. They're easy to eat, and much more elegant than...

Deep-Fried Chicken Fingers with Crispy Cheez-It Crust

It's Friday the 13th and the day before Valentine's Day. There's a dizzying array of mouthwatering, chocolate-y recipes out there this week. So...let's make something fun and crunchy. Mouse discovers Cheez-It breading. Film at 11. It...

Butter-Fried Sea Scallops

So simple. So yummy. There are a zillion recipes out there for pan-fried scallops. This is one of mine. The fresher my ingredients are, the less I usually fuss with my food. This recipe combines a...

Deep-Fried Ravioli

Fried ravioli! These are so yummy, it's almost ridiculous. They're oh-so-crispy on the outside, and oozing with creamy, molten cheese on the inside. Start with fresh ravioli. (Frozen will work, too. Just thaw them completely...

Tangy Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dip

Packed with sour cream, buttermilk, and blue cheese, this dip is a perfect creamy companion for spicy, hot wings or a crunchy, cold crudite platter. I served this as one of the sides for...

Smokey Black Bean Soup with Orange & Cilantro

It's been freezing here in Boston for the last week or so, which has put me in serious comfort-food mode. I've had a few days off, and have been able to flit in and out...

Goat Cheese & Black Pepper Truffles

Looking for an extra, last-minute appetizer for New Year's Eve that's easy and delicious? These goat cheese & black pepper truffles fit the bill—and then some. The combination of tangy goat cheese and green herbs is...

An Untraditional Feast: Thanksgiving, Appetizer-And-Dessert Style

This year, The Angry Chef and I celebrated Thanksgiving with my folks belatedly, yesterday. In lieu of a traditional Thanksgiving feast, my mom put together a heavenly appetizer and dessert extravaganza. She's hands down one...

Dueling Wings, Part 2: Chai Ginger Hot Wings

Last night, we revealed one contender in The Hungry Mouse's chicken wing duel: Lemon Buttermilk Fried Chicken Wings. Tonight, we'd like to introduce the other. This evening—in this corner, on the red plate—we have Chai...

Dueling Wings, Part 1: Lemon Buttermilk Fried Chicken

The other day, I bought a huge package of beautiful, meaty whole chicken wings. I couldn't decide on a single recipe, so I divided the chicken in half and whipped up two different marinades....